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and have witnessed history in the making. >> mexico, oh, yes. >> from presidential elections around the world to the most destructive natural disasters. maria has interviewed dictators, revolutionaries, world leaders, heads of state in latin america, and in the united states. she was among the first female journalists to report from the war torn streets of baghdad. george has covered five wars and right after the terrorists attack on september 11th he drove all the way from miami to new york to report on the tragedy firsthand. once he even asked for a vacation to cover the war in afghanistan. an assignment that at the time the network deemed too dangerous. he's had very public encounters with venezuela's hugo chavez, with former cuban dictator fidel castro. the president of bolivia stood up after only six minutes of questioning by him. both ramos and celines both moderated the first bilingual presidential debate. and most recently with the meet the candidates forum. but perhaps they are best known for defending the rights of immigrants by reporting on their plight and giving a voice
las vegas. one of them was new mexico governor who serves as the honorary co-chair of his outreach committee. this begins with some brief remarks who introduces his colleague from utah. from summerlin nevada this is about 10 minutes. >> this is a gentleman -- i've been in the united states senate for 17 months. this is a gentleman who took me under his wings. this is someone i call a real trusted friend. this is someone when the republicans take the majority of the united states senate, this gentleman is going to be the chairman of the finances committee. what a difference. what a difference that will make for america. so let me introduce you. >> thank you so much. helller deserves election here. he's a terrific addition to the senate. so get out and tell everybody to vote for joe heller. they are really good candidates. what did you think of that romney debate? the democrats couldn't admit they got beaten so they started calling him a liar. how about our boy paul ryan, wasn't he great? you can see what a great team they're going to make. vine a true policy walk. he's one of the br
being. a republican winning in a democrat state in mexico. she is going to make the difference in our senate race down there. we support her with everything we have got. i will turn the microphone back to him so he can introduce year. we are grateful to have you all here. let us turn this country around. let us do what we all know is right. but as hear it one more time for senator hatch. [applause] >> senator hatch does have other plans, he has to excuse himself. thank you so much for taking time to be with us as we work to move romney and ran for rich. two more -- romney and ryan forward. two more defense. we have some great governors. we have some great conservative, republican governors in this country that are moving this country forward. very conservative. our governor in nevada, he does a tremendous job. we had bobby jindal here a couple of weeks ago. we have had chris christie. we have another wonderful governor here with us today in susanna martinez. i am so thrilled to have susanna with us. [applause] governor martinez understands what a tough race is. she understands what a
"fast and furious." thousands of additional guns found in mexico tracked back to the u.s. government. dozens of them believe to be used in violent crimes. >> who is going to pay for this? >> are military voters being treated fairly? >> it's really shocking, but most of the fingers point straight to the pentagon. >> mu afghanistan policy questions. >> terrorism has not gone away. it has increased. >> brit hume's analysis of the president's economic message. arapahoe county is largely suburban area southeast of denver, home to aerospace engineers and business managers and other professionals. there are some very affluent areas but for the most part it's the upper tier of the middle class. in 2008, barack obama carried this county by more than 35,000 votes. four years before that, george w. bush carried it by more than 9,000. the unemployment rate here is the national average. but it is below the state unemployment rate. another interesting stat about arapahoe county, 54% of the registered voters are women. one of the widest gender gaps in any county in colorado. which is why the obama
mexico, gary johnson. cnn orc poll last month found johnson polling 3% of the voters nationwide. the chairman of the rnc, reince priebus, says he's not worried about a gary johnson. >> well, understand that they are not going to throw their vote away when we have an election here that's about the future of the america. i just don't see that happening. in fact, i see that it's almost a nonfactor. and so i -- i'm not worried about it. >> with me now, former new mexico governor and a republican when he was governor in new mexico, gary johnson. governor johnson, good morning. >> chuck, great to be with you. thank you. >> let me ask you this. what are you advocating that you don't think is being advocated by either president obama or mitt romney? >> let's not bomb iran, let's get out of afghanistan tomorrow, bring the troops home, marriage equality, that it's a constitutional right. i would have never signed the defense authorization act. balance the federal budget now. eliminate income tax, corporate tax, abolish the irs and replace that with one federal consumption tax which i thin
's a former republican who served two terms as governor of new mexico. he joins me live. thank you so much, governor, for taking the time to speak with us today. i want to lay out a bit of your platform first before we go any further. you're a fiscal conservative. you want to balance the budget by next year cutting military spending by 1/3, getting rid of the irs and on the platform legalizing marijuana. they're fascinating platforms. a lot of people would be interested in them. my big question for you, sir, is do you think that you could beat governor romney or president obama and become president of the united states? >> well, i wouldn't be doing this if i didn't think there was the opportunity to win. most importantly, look, i think there needs to be a truth candidate in all of this. i would just like to correct you on wanting to cut the military by 1/3. i think we need to cut military spending by 43%. i think we need to cut all government by 43% or we'll find ourselves in a monetary collapse, the result of borrowing and printing money to the tune of 43 cents out of every dollar that we
of mexico. why aren't we doing that? the answer is no one's asked us to. well, i did. it's important. >> moderator: thanks. we're going to move on to another subject, a topic involving immigration, and ross has that question. >> mr. cruz, letting cubans come here illegally, become legal, an opportunity not open to or immigrants from other countries. shamed we extend that to others? should cubans be held differently there? cruz. -- cruz: the situation in that country is different, oppressive, regime that tortures and murders its citizens and the united states, for centuries, has allowed a situation of the people seeking refugee status from political oppression and torture. it's not something for me in the ab straight. my father was imprisoned and tortured by batista and my aunt was imprisoned on tortured by castro. i would love to be part of ending the cuban adjustment agent, and i think we can as soon as we don't have an o prosessive regime in cuba. if there's a regime that respects the rights of the citizens, doesn't persecute them, of course, we should change the rules, but until t
to mexico. i am trying to understand what they are trying to do with that voucher. i think people should understand a voucher has a limited. if that limit of money runs out, especially old people, and young people should be thinking about it, because we are getting older, once that voucher runs out, people will start tasting a little bit of a third world thing. when you go to a doctor like in mexico or any other third world, doctors over there ask you first before they attend to you if you have insurance or money. if you don't have either, they will tell you to go back outside. that is very worrisome. to make another comment about the debt we have, people need to understand that started with republicans throughout the years before obama. no regulations on wall street. it's very worrisome. i think obama is doing the right thing trying to regulate especially on wall street, because wall street is a funding tunnel of getting money out of this country and not taxing the rich. host: money is in oklahoma, republican. good morning. caller: the man before me was just on the talking points of the
he went to mexico to surprise to train the people who are going to take over his job. he went to the factory in mexico for some training and when he was there, he was given a tour and he looked around the factory and the person giving him the tour said, this line is going to china. this assembly line is going to china and this is going to china and he said, if everything is going to china, where are you guys going to go? your factory in north carolina, your production is coming here. that's how he found out. >> overall, the general theme in talking to these people, are the workers feeling like they are better off than they were four years ago or no? >> i'd say no. and the reason is that even though many people have been able to find jobs. when you actually trace people's life stories, you find that most people are earning less than what they did and some people dramatically so you have a woman that worked for 35 years at leviton and her name is shirley miller and she is one example. she went back to school for accounting and she ended up, she actually had to write her congress
peanut corporation in new mexico they make peanut butter, sunland, trader joe's, harry and david and sprouts and the archer brand sold at target. >> all the illnesses investigated are related to peanut butter products from the plant. >> reporter: the company says to look on the side of the jar if the "best if used by" date is between may 1st and september 24, 2013. throw it away. what if your family has gone through half of the jar, what are the signs? >> high fever, stomach cramps, dysentery which can show up in one to three days. we spoke to families of children who got sick, they tell us stories of 103 degree fevers that may have last ford days. they were shocked to realize it may have started with their peanut butter. steve-o sun na o to our website, abc news,.com, to get more information on particular brand. i ha steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> go to our website, abc news,.com, to get more information on particular brand. i have trader joe's in my cabinet. it's not the valencia peanut butter. still hesitant to eat it. it's not that particular style of peanut butter. >>
and virginia are linked to a peanut company in new mexico. sunland shut down its plant after fda confirmed salmonella found there. the company provides products to trader joe's, giant, whole foods and target. >>> two games down, both the nationals and orioles are all tied up in their playoff series. after winning game one in thrilling fashion, game two turned out to be a let-down for the nats. the nationals jumped out to a 1-0 lead early. things went quickly downhill. starter jordan zimmermann struggled, going three innings and giving up five runs. cardinals offense rough up the nats pitching staff cruising to a 12-4 win. after the game, manager davey johnson said his team didn't make enough adjustments to the cardinals' high-powered offense. >> that's just a little inexperience. you can't -- he's got a very live fastball. but, you know. his game plan basically is stay away and pound the zone. >> the series tied up one game apiece. game three is tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. edwin jackson will pitch for the nats. chris carpenter will take the mound for the cardinals. >>> orioles a strike away. the
of 1997 when i was broke, broken, and on drugs. i was in mexico city where i had been lucky enough to go under a book contract from new york. i got an advance from a new york publishers to write a book. a dream come true. in mexico city i had crossed the deadline and didn't have a word written and i was broke and i called the only friend i could count on at that point because my life style led me to destroy a lot of personal relationships. i call the performance artist lives in the united states for many years and the solidarity network, art and politics in the 1980s and i said [speaking spanish] >> in the village of joshua tree, calif.. there is a set of circumstances that led her, she is from the tropics in central america. how did she wind up in the desert? everybody has a story in the desert how they got there. she said [speaking spanish] we will take care of you and give you a place to live. i arrive in the desert and one of the first things that i saw when i rented my little shack in the sand next to a sign that said next services, hundred miles, town of 29 palms, felt myself drive
of mexico when their plane caught fire. they spent hours in the water, as you can see, waiting for rescue, documenting it all on an ipad. this morning those survivors are here with us for an exclusive live interview. they will tell us of their tales. >> wow. and then some more of our simple savvy silly tips. this one actually from a homeowner, justin from omaha, nebraska. tired of tangled cords. put them in a used old paper tube. >> that's clever. >> we'll have more of these, including the ultimate way to eat a cupcake. >> right, america's children have been struggling with how to figure this out. saying i would like to eat it but i want savannah to tell me how to eat it first. >> you know what, a really good tip. a lot of our virus have been sending them in so we like that. the day's top stories with natalie morales over at the news desk. >> good morning, everyone. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney come face to face tonight in their first presidential debate. tonight's event in denver could help the president maintain his slight lead in the battleground states of flor
continue to produce a staggering body count in mexico. brian terry was one victim. but now univision the spanish language network produced a bombshell documentary that puts a human face on this american scandal with guns traced to fast and furious killed 18 drug rehab center in juarez late in 2009. months later the cartel hit mass cerd 16 at a teenager's birthday party. >> they feel helpless. they don't know what to do and they say who is going to pay for this? by cross-referencing weapons weapons sold in mexico. hundreds of fatalities to the u.s. program. while the mexican government has offered little criticism of the u.s. administration from which it receives hundreds of millions of dollars in aid. the victims are hoping to find justice in u.s. courts. >> go and sue in the united states with these american lawyers. >> now attorney general eric holder did not fire anyone for fast and furious. we are told reviews internally are underway for about a dozen officials. inspector general found that the a.g. himself did not know about the operation until the death of brian terry. shepard,
in the gulf of mexico. >>> and now keep it on this channel for continuing local news, weather, sports, and more. i'm lynn berry. thanks for watching "early today," just your first stop of the day, today on your nbc station. have a good one. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
mexico deserted. best known for leaping off skyscrapers. his mother and father were there showing signs of relief. you can only imagine what was going through their minds. it could help with future space exploration, and another way to safely escape should problems arrive. >> heather: what it could mean for our astronauts. thank you so much. >> gregg: i was skeptical that he would make it. he also had on deal with extreme weather through this whole thing in new mexico. they had to postpone the jump earlier this week because of the incredibly high winds there. meteorologist maria molina is watching the weather in the area. you were probably like me. we watched him sitting on the edge of the capsule, there is no way he can survive this. what an incredible feat. >> i can't take an elevator ride up to the top of the empire state building to think he is making such a huge jump. very brave. we do have very quiet conditions out across new mexico. we saw conditions improve with the weather. the reason why they were so unsettled because the storm system has moved east and bringing some travel is
troops were streaming into mexico seeking refuge. state department opposed any actions that might lead to war with mexico. so share dan -- sheridan conducted a clandestine cold war, arguably the first in u.s. history. he conducted con pick accuse troop ma nevers near the rio grande river and provided mexican insurgents with weapons from the federal arsenal. probably do to sheridan's evidents, and also due to events in europe, france's emperor, napoleon iii, withdrew his support of maximilian. maximilian's regime collapsed and the mexican insurgents that sheridan had supported, took control of their country. sheridan was a military governor of texas and louisiana during the early phases of reconstruction. the army commanders in the south were caught between congress' harsh reconstruction policies and president andrew johnson's opposition to them. most of them kept a low profile. sheridan did not. urged on by grant, he alone removed elected officials who defied congress' policies. fired scores of them. from city alderman to the governors of louisiana and texas. consequently, president jo
canada and even mexico. >> from canada, from mexico, from texas. we mobilize together as an industry in order to bring electric confidence back to our customers. this partnership has existed since 1955 and we're dedicated to the safety of our customers and restoring power to them. >> and this is a major undertaking because of what we just saw this past summer, the people in the mid-atlantic area were without power for a very long time because of a storm and it was just last year with hurricane irene that brought a lot of power outages for a very lengthy time to the state of connecticut. >> that's right, i would contrast this storm from the deratio we experienced this summer, where it same upon us all at once, we didn't have the time to stage our crews. this time we have several days warning, we're staging our crews, but again, this is going to be a very, very severe storm. mr. owens, meteorologist chad myers has a question for you. >> this is going to be one of those big storms, it's going to be windy for a long time and people are going to lose power at the beginning and are going t
. -- there are flaws. from "the new york daily news." dale is on the phone from new mexico. good morning. caller: thank you for having me on. i cannot believe your last caller. the only reason the black panthers were there was to make sure the skinheads did not get in the way of people voting. as far as they're being a problem with the election, it is possible. i think is a very possible. one of these days, maybe you can help us out and put an elementary teacher on exploiting with the electoral college is. i do not know why we have it. host: we will certainly be talking about that this week and next week because it is an important civics lesson. by the way, in case you're interested, we have a c-span in the classroom website that focuses on the process of electing officials. it is a free service. go to c-span.org and you will learn more about among other things the electoral college. "the new york post." another ad from the obama campaign. [video clip] >> in here, it is just you. no ads, no debates, just you. think about this, mitt romney's plan rose back regulations on the banks across the economy, me
, infiltrating mexico's drug cartels, and robert draper inside the house of representatives. the texas book festival, live this weekend on booktv on c-span2. >>> you're watching c-span2 with politics and public affairs. weekdays featuring live coverage of the u.s. senate. on weeknights watch key public policy events, and every weekend the latest nonfiction authors and books on booktv. you can see past programs and get our schedules at our web site, and you can join in the conversation on social media sites. >>> a look, now, at the importance of the hispanic vote in the key swing states of florida, colorado and north dakota. this event was held in washington tuesday by the national association of latino elected and appointed officials also known as naleo. this is about 45 minutes. [inaudible conversations] >> good morning. we're going to get, we're going to get started with our briefing this morning. the presentation on election 201 by the naleo fund, the national association of latino elected and appointed officials. we're two organizations, one is a membership organization of ofe nation's
and there is a 12 point difference. pennsylvania, a seven. a difference. new mexico his 11 points. those are the swing states. you know where you are from and if you're a swing state. we will begin those in just a minute after we talk to linda. caller: high. this was a great debate. finally we are reaching into substance and what is at core with the problem, which is the stated philosophy. one is talking about how to make something go and the other is talking about why we make it go. the reasons why we wanted to go that way. we are talking about the difference between service and sales. mr. romney is presenting a good case for service. he does the math in and out. he has been in corporate for 15 years. he has all the technical skills to carry out the goals of the philosophy and the people. he makes the best arguments so far about why to have a constitutional amendment voted on by the people as co presidency that would provide a connection between left and right to that would turn us into a unilateral one party system. it would shed what makes us different and apart from each other. host:
:00 the debate for the 4th district for the house race. at 9:00 eastern new mexico's first district squars off against healther wilson. this time around the two candidates are going for new mexico's senate seat. that's at 9:00 eastern. c-span's campaign 2012 coverage tonight. >> next a round table with charlie cook and abc news amy walter. this is at the aspen institute in washington. it's an hour and twenty minutes. >> ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon. i am here with the institute's vice president. it is a great honor to have you here and these great folks here. on behalf of the washington ideas roundtable and the michelle smith foundation. we thank you for being here. a lot of us are very interested in the politics for the next couple of weeks. i see old politicians up front. there is the congressmen and ambassador, i know there are others as well. we appreciate folks being here. i recognize gary nell, a friend of minewe have a great program. is here. that soothing, wonderful voice. it livens me. you do a great job. i will let steve introduce charlie cook and amy walter. charlie's son ju
states and mexico. the case brought plenty of attention to the drug violence along the border, and now mexican marines say they nabbed a cartel leader known as the squirrel. he's accused of a long list of murders fission to this one. -- in addition to this one. trace gallagher has an update in our west coast newsroom. >> reporter: the big headline is the mexican military captured the man they believe is responsible for killing david hartley, but on the south side of the border the headline is this guy is one of the biggest mass murderers in history, believed responsible for executing 300 people, known as you said as the squirrel. said to be the main assassin for the very deadly zeta cartel. mexican authorities say he is the killer of both david hartley as well as the police commander who was investigating hartley's death. remember, his head was delivered in a box. you'll recall david and tiffany hartley were riding wave runners on the mexican side of the border, kind of exploring some ruins. tiffany says her husband was shot in the head. she tried to get his body on her wave runner but
falling over new mexico 23-miles to the ground. this is going happen we understand when hits 120,000 feet. he is hoping to break it 52-year-old altitude record of 19.5 miles. you may have heard this the last few days the stunt has been canceled numerous times because of weather concerns but they believe that his tore arery is going to be made today. he is just moments away from doing this jump and what he is attempting to do is to break the speed of sound in free fall essentially with his body. the researchers involved with this say it will provide important medical and scientific data that they can study. he is getting close to the point where they tell us he is going to make the jump from space. >> and. >> shannon: he has reached the 120,000-foot mark the point at which we are told he would be preparing to jump and freefall to earth. ever >> balloons fill. floating up. now, above what had been set as sort of the mythical float rate or maximum altitude of 120,000. so it has gone up. going up slowly. 8 miles an hour up now. oh, no, i'm sorry that is the speed across the ground. 8 miles an
of this circulation goes all the way from the gulf of mexico on its western extent to the central atlantic on its eastern extent. so who's feeling it right now? we're going to talk about where it's going to go. right now the first wave of rainmaking its way on through the outer banks down through charleston, south carolina, the waves beginning to move. the winds beginning to pick up. the first dams of heavy rain coming in. here's the computer model of where this will go. here comes the area of low pressure moving north. what we're going to see is late monday night, somewhere between washington, d.c. and new york city, center circulation moves ashore. north of that is where the worst surge will be. but look what happens. again, because of this fusing of almost a nor'easter, this area of low pressure, coupled with this tropical storm, which is a hurricane, together we've got cold air -- how about ten to 20 inches potentially of snow through the spine of the appalachians. concurrent, we should see ten inches of rain on the outer banks of north carolina. so a lot of energy here. biggest impacts, the
, should college be provided to everyone. >> first of all, as governor of new mexico, we established lottery scholarships which allowed really any graduating high school student from new mexico to go to college with those costs paid. so woths what's the federal role, though, when it comes to education, and what's the primary reason in this country why college division tuition is so high? well, it is because of guaranteed government student loans that because of guaranteed government student loans, no one has the excuse for not going to education. and so because of that, institutions of higher learning, colleges and universities are immune from pricing that if kids would take a harder look at it, gee, i don't think i can afford $15,000 a semester, i think i will just sit this one out. when that happens en masse, i guarantee you, the cost of college tuition will drop dramatically. today that doesn't exist. i can't afford $15,000, yet friends and family will point and say, look, you can get a guaranteed government student loan. that is another one of government's unintended consequences
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